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Set in the lower echelons of 1860s Paris, Therese Raquin, a sexually repressed beautiful young woman, is trapped into a loveless marriage to her sickly cousin, Camille, by her domineering aunt, Madame Raquin. Therese spends her days confined behind the counter of a small shop and her evenings watching Madame play dominoes with an eclectic group. After she meets her husband's alluring friend, Laurent, she embarks on an illicit affair that leads to tragic consequences.
Drama Thriller - While an adaptation of a 19th century French novel complete with
period settings, this is not a stuffy costume drama but a very
contemporary-feeling, twist-filled thriller, giving it much more
appeal. Fans of stars Elizabeth Olsen, Oscar Isaac, and Jessica
Lange will enjoy. Violence and strong sexual content make this not